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ACCOUNT. Lists numbers and give several personal names. Begins with Coptic month
Amshir (February) and the basmala.
Acc. No. 2002-136; Boyd Room
Unpublished
Egypt, III A.H./IX A.D. Account on recto, with a letter on verso.
Papyrus
Arabic
49.5 x 17.5 cm.
60 lines.

ACCOUNT. Lists payments made.
Acc. No. 2002-143; Boyd Room
Unpublished
Egypt, III A.H./IX A.D. (recto and verso). Both sides written in same hand.
Papyrus
Arabic
12.0 x 11.3 cm.
14 lines recto, 14 lines verso

LETTER. Pertaining to land. Mentions years A.H. 230 and 264.
Acc. No. 2002-136; Boyd Room
Unpublished
Egypt, III A.H./IX A.D. Letter on verso, with an account on recto.
Papyrus
Arabic
49.5 x 17.5 cm.
21 lines.

LETTER. To Abu al-‘Abb?s concerning commerce. Mentions al-Fustat.
Address on verso.

Acc. No. 2002-143; Boyd Room
Unpublished
Egypt, III A.H./IX A.D.
Papyrus
Arabic
13.0 x 24.9 cm.
8 lines recto, 1 line verso

LETTERS AND DOCUMENTS (17 fragments).
Acc. No. 2003-70; Boyd Room
Unpublished
Egypt, II A.H./VIII A.D- III A.H./IX A.D.
Papyrus (17) and Paper (1)
Arabic
1. Recto: (a) Document concerning debt, III A.H./ IX A.D.; (b) Letter; (c) includes name “b. Ibrahim.” Verso: Letter mentioning an amount of faddāns. III A.H./IX A.D.
2. Recto: Fragment of a letter, III A.H./IX A.D. Verso: End of a legal document mentioning a coin and year 318 A.H.
3. Fragment of an Arabic letter, II A.H./VIII A.D–III A.H./IX A.D.
4. Fragment of an Arabic letter mentioning “b ‘Abd Allāh,” III A.H./ IX A.D.
5 Unidentified Arabic papyrus fragment, III A.H./IX A.D.
6. Fragment of an Arabic letter, III A.H./IX A.D.
7. Fragment of an Arabic letter mentioning “we are in his hand…,” III A.H./IX A.D.
8. Fragment of an Arabic letter, III A.H./IX A.D.
9. Fragment of an Arabic letter (?), III A.H./IX A.D.
10. Arabic literary fragment mentioning “God’s messenger,” III A.H./IX A.D.
11. Recto: Letter mentioning transport to the sender, III A.H./A.D. IX. Verso: List of payments made by the letter writer, III A.H./IX A.D.
12.  Letter mentioning a responsibility of the recipient, with traces of writing (possibly in the same hand) on the verso, II A.H./VIII A.D- III A.H./IX A.D.
13. Fragment of an Arabic letter, II A.H./VIII A.D.
14. Fragment of an Arabic letter, III A.H./IX A.D.
15. Fragment of an Arabic paper document concerning payments of grain, dated 430 A.H. IV A.H./X A.D.
16. End of an Arabic letter mentioning a merchant, III A.H./IX A.D.
17. Unidentified Arabic papyrus.
18. Fragment of an Arabic letter mentioning Damietta in the Nile Delta, II A.H./VIII A.D–III A.H./IX A.D.

LIST. List of names of Muslims described as poor or orphans; possibly compiled for the purpose of alms assignments. 
Acc. No. 2002-143; Arabic oversize flat box 1
Unpublished
Egypt, II A.H./VIII A.D. (recto); II A.H./VIII A.D. (verso). Three fragments of a document, written in Kufic script on the recto, with unidentified fragments of Arabic letters in two hands on the verso.
Papyrus
Arabic
11.5 x 19.5 cm.; 10.2 x 16.5 cm.; 15.0 x 10.0 cm.
(a) 8 lines recto, 6 lines verso (b) 9 lines recto, 5 lines verso (c) 10 lines recto, 4 lines verso